Instructional Associate Professor
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Office: Clinical Research Services 128
Michelle L. Ivey is an instructional associate professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. She teaches courses in speech and language disorders and development. Dr. Ivey also serves as a clinical education supervisor for on- and off- campus placements. She is the Speech Language Pathology Core Faculty for the LoneStar Leadership Education in and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) grant.
Dr. Ivey’s clinical work of over 20 years focuses on children with communication disorders, especially with autism spectrum disorders. She has worked in various placements and with children of all ages who have social pragmatic needs. She enjoys learning about the best means to help these individuals improve communication and have happy and engaged interactions.
- Ph.D., Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
- M.S., University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
- B.S., University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Typical Speech and Language Development and Lab (COMD 2439)
Theories and descriptions of typical development of language and speech from infancy through adolescence.
Speech and Language Disorders in Children
Theories and research related to phonological and language disorders in children. General diagnostic and intervention approaches for children with phonological and language-based problems.
Remediation of Language Disorders (COMD 6372)
Advanced theory, research, and application related to identification of and intervention for children who have language disorders.
Dr. Ivey’s research and research interests are in clinical application and therapy based in theoretical perspectives of best practices, particularly in the area of autism spectrum disorders.
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
- Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (TSHA)
- Editorial Board- Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities
- AHSA Convention Program Panning Committee- Autism